Sept. 14 – William Sullivan presents “New Hikes in NW Oregon” at Eugene REI

William Sullivan’s Oregon hiking books are a great way to see much of the state’s natural beauty. Sullivan’s been in the process of updating his books, and he’ll be presenting some of that new Oregon hiking info at a talk at REI on Sept. 14: Link: REI Store Events Eugene. Author and hiking guru William … Read more

Roast and freeze summer harvest for winter soups

We all have heard about canning as a way to preserve foods, but I’d never thought of roasting and then freezing vegetables as a way to preserve them. And did I mention there’s less work involved? The R-G explains: Link: Roast and freeze summer harvest for winter soups – The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon, USA. before … Read more

Cape Mountain – “Best place to avoid coastal gales”

The Oregon coast is an amazing place, but the winds on central coast can just about drive you back into your car. Team Best from The Register-Guard, however, has found a quiet place where there’s nary a gale to interrupt your peaceful view of the Pacific: Link: Even at coast, you can escape the wind … Read more

Labor Day Weekend Sale at Jerry’s Home Improvement Center

Lumber… power tools… garden items… anything home improvement, can be found at Jerry’s Home Improvement Center, on the way to the airport on Highway 99 in Eugene. They’re having a pretty sweet Labor Day Weekend Sale, from what I hear, so if you’re needing anything for the house, best get moving.

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